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Bulletin Board for March 24, 2011

New and Updated Items for Thursday, March 24, 2011

St. Croix Campus Named for the Late Attorney Albert A. Sheen

A ceremony naming UVI's St. Croix Campus in honor of the late Albert A. Sheen Sr. Esq., took place at this morning (March 24) at the campus information kiosk. Sheen, a prominent Virgin Islands attorney, legislator, businessman and former instructor on UVI's St. Croix campus, was awarded the honor by the Virgin Islands Legislature. Biographical information for Attorney Sheen, included in the ceremony program, is available from this link: Albert A. Sheen Naming Ceremony Program.

Prominent VI Women to Join Leadership Forum at UVI-STT

A women's leadership forum entitled "VI Women in Leadership: Myths and Realities" will be held on Tuesday, March 29, on UVI's St. Thomas campus. The goal is to increase student awareness of and exposure to Virgin Islands women who hold leadership positions and to empower them to realize their possibilities. Virgin Islands women in prominent leadership roles - Superior Court Judge Audrey L. Thomas, Memorial Moravian Church Pastor Winnel Roberts, St. Croix District Senator Nellie Rivera-O'Reilly, UVI's St. Thomas campus physician Dr. Audria Thomas, and Vice President for Public Relations and Governmental Affairs at Innovative Jennifer Matarangas-King - will participate.

The forum - held in celebration of Women's History month which is observed nationally each March - will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.in the first-floor conference room of UVI's Administration and Conference Center. A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

UVI Community Urged to Vote for UVI in 'Retool Your School' Program

The University of the Virgin Islands has been announced as a finalist in The Home Depot's 2011 "Retool Your School" campus improvement grant program, designed to provide resources to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). UVI is competing against 56 other HBCUs for $150,000 in grants for on-campus improvements. UVI is asking the Virgin Islands community to visit www.retoolyourschool.com each day until April 22, to vote for UVI's sustainable campus improvement project. One $50,000 major grant and ten $10,000 minor grants will be awarded. The Home Depot® will announce the winners on May 16. "We are encouraging everyone to log on daily to www.retoolyourschool.com and vote for UVI," said UVI's Director of Major Gifts Mitchell Neaves.

A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

Health Professionals, Students Invited to Director's Regional Meeting on Aging, Health Disparities

Virgin Islands health science professionals and students studying health sciences are invited to participate in the Director's Regional Meeting of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to be held on the University of the Virgin Islands' St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses on April 7 and 8. Hosting this prestigious meeting in the Virgin Islands is a first for UVI, according to Dr. Gloria Callwood, director of the Caribbean Exploratory NCMHD Research Center at UVI. The conference is free. However, registration is required and the deadline to sign up is Friday, March 25. To register, interested individuals should visit the NIH website at http://www.nia.nih.gov/NewsAndEvents/2011DirectorsRegionalMtg.htm and click on Web Registration.

A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

UVI to Present 'Old Story Time' at Yacht Haven Grande

UVI Little Theatre is in rehearsal for its main stage production this semester of "Old Story Time" by Trevor D. Rhone, directed by David Edgecombe. The play opens April 8, 2011 at Yacht Haven Grande in space donated to the University of the Virgin Islands for the production by the local marina. "Old Story Time" is the story of Len Tomlinson (Noel Charles) and his mother, Miss Aggie (Heather Hogarth Smith), told amusingly by Pa Ben (George Silcott, Jr.), a caring neighbor.

A news release is available from the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

AES Sets Seminar on Tilapia Production on St. Croix Campus on March 30

A seminar on tilapia production using UVI's Biofloc System is scheduled for 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, in Research and Extension Center Room 133 on the St. Croix campus. The seminar, part of a series hosted by UVI's Agricultural Experiment Station (AES), will be hosted by Research Specialist Donald Bailey, who works with the Aquaculture Program. The seminar title is "Tilapia Production in the UVI Biofloc System: Opportunities and Options for Profitable Farming." The seminar is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Bailey at (340) 692-4038.

UVI Spring Student Research Symposium Winners Announced

The winners of the 2011 Spring Student Research Symposium, held March 12, have been announced by the UVI College of Science and Mathematics and the Emerging Caribbean Scientists Program. There were 38 registered participants. This was the first time that graduate students presented their research at the Spring Research Symposium, which was held on the St. Croix campus. The winners will receive certificates at the UVI's Spring Academic Awards Ceremony scheduled for April 17.

The winners are: Kenya Emanuel - Undergraduate First Time Presenter First Place; Jan Alexis Barry - Undergraduate Experienced Presenter First Place; Odari Thomas and Stella Jarvis (team) - Undergraduate Experienced Presenter Second Place; and Bryan Legare and Christopher Richard Loeffler (tie) - Graduate Student Presenter Award First Place.

A news release, featuring details of the students' research and their mentors is available on the UVI homepage - www.uvi.edu - and from this direct link.

For more information visit UVI's Emerging Caribbean Scientists Programs website at http://ecs.uvi.edu and click on ECS Student Research Symposia.

70 Turn Out for 10th Queen Mary/UVI 5K Walk-Run

Thirteen-year-old Malique Smith of the St. Croix Track Club (SCTC) became the youngest winner of the Queen Mary Highway/UVI 5K and added to its 10th year celebration on Friday, March 18, with a time of 18:59 seconds. Smith's time is unofficially the fastest 5k run by a youth in the Virgin Islands. Smith is an 8th grade honor student at Good Shepherd School. Over 70 participants toed the start line at Sunshine Mall on Queen Mary Highway and made their way to the finish on Palm Drive at UVI's St. Croix campus. The run/walk is part of UVI's annual Charter Month activities. Photos of the top winners and complete men's and women's finish times are featured in the UVI Today... photo blog. Click here to view.

Ian Cuffy finished second and took top honors for UVI students, with a time of 19:12. Jason Snow finished third in 20:26, Justin Hitesman of SCTC finished fourth in 20:34 and Randall Nielsen finished fifth in 21:59.

Theresa Harper, St. Croix's top female distance runner, led the women with a time of 21:19 and took fifth place overall. Mirielle Smith finished second in 22:04. Wyndi Ambrose of the SCTC, and the first UVI student finisher for females, took third with a time of 22:23. Heidi Snow, 2009 St. Croix International Marathon Champion, was fourth in 22:33, and UVI student Zuhrisha Jacobs was fifth in 25:21.

Errol Chichchester was the first UVI alum to finish the race with a time of 27:22 and Ephrain Rodriquez was the first UVI staff member to finish in 27:42.

UVI Music Instructor to be Honored During Fifth Annual March Music Series Concert

Jo Sandra Jones-James, a UVI part-time music instructor, has been selected to be honored by the Virgin Islands Cultural Heritage Institute and the Virgin Islands Council of the Arts, as part of the territory's Fifth Annual March Music Series. This tribute is sponsored by the Cultural Education Division of the Department of Education, which selects individuals who have contributed tremendously to the advancement of music in the Virgin Islands. James will receive this prestigious award on Tuesday, March 29, during a tribute concert featuring the Ivannna Eudora Kean High School Music Department at Emancipation Garden from 10 a.m. to noon.

St. Croix Faculty Regalia Measurements Needed by March 31

UVI faculty members on the St. Croix campus who need to rent or purchase regalia for commencement are urged to visit the Bookstore by Thursday, March 31, to provide measurements. For details, call (340) 692-4166.

Other Current Items...

UVI Junior is Finalist in Sprint's On-line Student Film Competition; Vote Today

UVI junior communications major Sondria Pemberton is one of the finalists in a national promotion being offered by Sprint called "The 4G Competitive Edge Film Makers Challenge!"

Pemberton submitted a short film to the competition titled "Sprint 4G Saves the Tropical Day!" Now, her friends, family, and the UVI community have until March 29 to cast votes for her work. To vote, log on to http://4gcompetitiveedge.com/legacy/tropicalday/

Just getting to the finals, according to Pemberton, "is a success, not only for me, but for UVI as well, and says a whole lot about our Humanities and Communication Program at UVI where I received my Communications training under the direction of Dr. Alexander Randall, V." According to Sprint, the filmmakers challenge offers diverse students a chance to demonstrate their creativity using the cutting-edge technology of smartphone devices. Judges selecting the finalists include Golden Globe nominee Idris Elba, who is also official ambassador to the competition.

CES Launches Weekly Radio Program on 107.9 FM

The University of the Virgin Islands' Cooperative Extension Service has taken to the airwaves to inform Virgin Islands residents of its programs and services by launching "Agriculture on the Grow." This weekly program discusses a wide range of topics that include the business of agriculture, research projects, environmental science and marine interests among other subjects.

CES Public Information Specialist Clarice Clarke serves as host. "Agriculture on the Grow" can be heard on 107.9 FM DaVybe, from 8 to 9 a.m. on Saturdays.

As the outreach arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Land-Grant University System, UVI's Cooperative Extension Service takes the University to the people with programming that focuses on nutrition, diet and health, 4-H and youth development, sustainable agriculture, natural resources, and leadership and volunteer development. For more information, call 692-4060 or email cclarke@uvi.edu.

CES 4-H Program Seeking Children Five to 12 for 2011 Carnival Troupe on St. Thomas

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (CES) 4-H Program on the St. Thomas campus is looking for children between the ages of five and 12 to become a part of the 2011 4-H Carnival Troupe. For more information, please contact Yvonne Phillips at (340) 693-1078.

UVI's St. Croix Bookstore to Take Class Ring Orders on March 25

A representative of the Herff Jones Company will be available at the St. Croix campus Bookstore from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 25, to take class ring orders. A deposit of $100 will be required when placing orders. For more information call (340) 692-4166.

Student Employee Appreciation Nominations Sought; Deadline Extended to March 25

UVI's Student Employment Offices on the St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses are seeking nominations for students to be honored at this year's Student Employee Appreciation Ceremony which will be held during Student Employment Appreciation Week (April 10-16, 2011). The deadline to file nominations has been extended to Friday, March 25. The awards for the student employee of the year are designed to show the University's appreciation for the invaluable services provided by student workers. UVI employees who work with student workers are eligible to make nominations. Details of the process, nomination criteria and nomination forms have been provided, via e-mail, to UVI employees. Nominations must be submitted to the Student Employment Offices no later than Friday, March 25.

For more information, contact Mary Myers at 693-1088 or Verna Rivers at 693-1087 on the St. Thomas campus and Anyha Lord at 692-4180 on the St. Croix campus.

St. Croix Senior Class Plans 'Dinner and A Date' Event for March 25

The St. Croix Senior Class of 2011 will host a "Dinner and A Date" event on March 25. You can win a date with someone special. Please bring valid ID. For more information send e-mail to: uviclassof2011@gmail.com. To keep updated with other class events, add the class' Facebook page, Graduating Class (to find, use uviclassof2011@gmail.com).

Workshop on Torrence Test of Creative Thinking Slated March 26 at UVI

A training workshop for individuals wishing to become administrators of the Torrence Test of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Figural Edition is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, in Room 302 of the Classroom Administration Building (CAB) on UVI's St. Thomas campus. The workshop will be presented by Dr. John Kauffman, vice-president of marketing for Scholastic Testing Services. It will include a review of the test development and a fifty year follow up of original participants in Dr. E. Paul Torrance's research, and scoring two or three completed tests together. Participants will leave with the skills, knowledge and instructions necessary to be able to administer, score and interpret the "Torrance® Test of Creative Thinking - Figural Edition."

Interested members of the University and Virgin Islands communities should contact Dr. Kimarie Engerman at (340) 693-1277 or via e-mail at kengerm@uvi.edu for more information or to reserve a space in the workshop.

VIUCEDD Plans Service Coordination Workshops on St. Croix and St. Thomas

UVI's Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will host a Service Coordination Workshops on St. Croix and St. Thomas for professionals who provide care coordination for children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs and/or assist families with services from childhood through transition to adult services.

The St. Croix workshop is set for 8 a.m. to noon on March 28, the Northwest Wing Great Hall on the UVI campus. On St. Thomas, the workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on March 29, on the second floor of UVI's Administration and Conference Center. To register, please contact these individuals: Andrea Plunkett at (340) 693-1173 or via e-mail at aplunke@uvi.edu or Maritza Swan at (340) 776-9200 ext. 2334 or via e-mail at mswan@uvi.edu.

SGA to Host St. Croix Campus Shadow Our Students Program on March 29

The Student Government Association on UVI's St. Croix campus will host its fifth annual SOS (Shadow Our Students) Program on Tuesday, March 29. The program is designed to enhance UVI's recruitment efforts and build mentoring relationships between UVI students and graduating seniors in the local high schools. SOS gives students an opportunity to see first-hand the wealth of academic opportunities, professional development initiatives and extra-curricular programs offered at the University. Participants can shadow students studying in their prospective fields of interest and interact with student leaders. The highlight of this year's event will be a presentation by motivational speaker UVI Professor Ricardo Caldwell. The SOS 2011 theme on the St. Croix campus is "Inspiring Minds...Pursing Greatness." For details, contact SOS Program Coordinator/SGA Public Relations Officer Kevin Dixon at (340) 692-4191 or send email to sgastx@myuvi.net. Information is also available from Student Activities Supervisor Hedda Finch-Simpson at (340) 692-4228.

VIUCEDD Plans Annual Open House for March 31 on St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will conduct its annual open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, in the first-floor conference room of the UVI Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas campus.

An informative program is planned, featuring opening remarks by VIUCEDD Executive Director Dr. Yegin Habtes and an overview of programs and services for persons with disabilities in the Virgin Islands. The center opened in 1994. The open house will also include a financial planning workshop and demonstrations of newly developed devices that can be employed as assistive technology by persons with disabilities. Many of these devices can also benefit individuals without disabilities.

Door prizes, refreshments and information and awareness about VIUCEDD programs and services will be offered. For more information call (340) 693-1185.

UVI Concert Choir to Perform at Nisky Moravian Church on April 3

The UVI Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Lorna Young-Wright, will present a concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at the Nisky Moravian Church on St. Thomas.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and may be purchased at the UVI Bookstore, the Liberal Arts office or from choir members. For further information call (340) 693-1340.

Volunteers Sought to Assist with Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on April 9

The St. Croix campus Student Government Association has announced that the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the Island Center for the Performing Arts. The SGA is seeking ten volunteers to assist with this event. UVI students must register in the Student Government Association Office or the Student Activities Office no later than Friday, March 25.

Deadline to Apply for UVI Graduate Math Program for Teachers Is April 30

The third cohort of UVI's Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (MMAT) program is scheduled to begin in August 2011. The program is for teachers of mathematics at the secondary level and prospective teachers with undergraduate degrees in mathematics. April 30, 2011 is the application deadline for the program. For an overview of the program, costs and requirements, visit the College of Science and Mathematics section of the UVI website - www.uvi.edu - or this direct link. More information is also available from Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Vanere Goodwin at (340) 692-4115 or send e-mail to vgoodwi@uvi.edu.

UVI Accepting Applications for 'Math Behind the Science' Free Summer Program

UVI is accepting applications for its 2011 "Math Behind the Science" summer bridge program. The free program (previously called Summer Bridge2Calculus) is designed to enhance the mathematics preparedness of college-bound students who are interested in pursuing careers in science, mathematics, engineering, technology or medicine.

Math Behind the Science will prepare students to enter UVI's introductory calculus course and provide a foundation for success in that important course. Field trips, guest speakers and workshops are integrated into the five-week summer program. Sessions begin on June 20, and end with an awards ceremony on July 29. Recent high school graduates and current Math Skills students are eligible to participate in this program.

Applications for the program are due by May 25. More information and an online application form are available from the Summer Programs tab on the Emerging Caribbean Scientists web page - http://ecs.uvi.edu - and from this direct link. Click here for the application form.

UVI Accepting Master of Marine and Environmental Science Program Applications

The Master of Marine and Environmental Science program at the University of the Virgin Islands is now accepting application for the Fall 2011 semester. For more information please visit the web site: http://mmes.uvi.edu.

UVI Accepting Applications for the Master of Arts in Psychology Program

The University of the Virgin Islands is accepting applications from students interested in enrolling in its Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in counseling program for the Fall 2011 semester. The MAP program is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills and experiential opportunities to allow them to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. A program overview and admission criteria are available from the UVI web site - www.uvi.edu. Interested applicants can also contact Dr. Lucia DiMeo on St. Croix at (340) 692-4264 or Dr. Angela Adams on St. Thomas at (340) 693-1258 for more information.

AES Offering Student Internship at University of Guam

UVI's Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) on the St. Croix campus has funds available to send one UVI student to the University of Guam for a four-week internship beginning on May 31. The internship will emphasize agriculture in a tropical island setting. UVI is seeking a student who is interested in pursuing a career agriculture, food science or environmental sciences. The opportunity is open to all UVI students. Funding is from a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant awarded through the CariPac Consortium.

The program offers an opportunity for a student to expand his/her awareness and appreciation of island life and cultures. Students from the other schools in the CariPac Consortium will participate. CariPac Consortium schools include: University of the Virgin Islands, University of Puerto Rico, University of Guam, Northern Marianas College, Palau Community College, American Samoa Community College, College of the Marshall Islands and College of Micronesia - FSM.

More information is available from Dr. Bob Godfrey, acting director of UVI's Agricultural Experiment Station, at (340) 692-4042 or via e-mail: rgodfre@uvi.edu.

BWC Planning Pre-Finals Academic Jams on St. Thomas, St. Croix

UVI's Brothers With A Cause organization will sponsor week-long academic jams on the University's St. Thomas and St. Croix campuses from April 22 through 27. The jams are designed to create an atmosphere that allows students to sharpen their understanding of course materials in preparation for final exams through peer tutoring, group study and counseling. On-campus sessions are planned daily, stretching from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

On St. Thomas sessions will be available daily - from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. - in the Campus Advising & Tutorial Services (CATS) office. Group study and tutorials will be offered daily in the Dining Pavilion from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Access will also be available 24/7 in the Library Room 120 Computer Lab. On April 26 and 27 special sessions will be available in the VIP Room of the Sports and Fitness Center from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Counseling for individuals experiencing test anxiety will be available by appointment. Call (340) 693-1136.

On St. Croix sessions will be available daily - from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. - in the Campus Advising & Tutorial Services (CATS) office. Sessions for commuter students will be offered from 9 a.m. to midnight daily in the Residence Hall Seminar Room. Sessions for residential students will also be available in the Seminar Room from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Access will also be available 24/7 in the North West Wing Room 120 Computer Lab. Counseling for individuals experiencing text anxiety will be available by appointment. Call (340) 692-4187.

For more information on St. Thomas, contact (340) 693-1112. For more information on St. Croix, contact (340) 692-4181.

Student Testing Notes...

Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) Schedule for St. Thomas

The Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) will be offered on UVI's St. Thomas campus on four separate occasions in April.

Thursday, April 14 - from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, April 15 - from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

All exams will take place in Room 204E of the Business Education building. Students should visit the School of Business Office to sign up for the examination.

Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examination (CLE) Schedule Set for St. Croix

The schedule for Spring 2011 Computer Literacy Examinations (CLE) and the schedule for CLE Tutorials for UVI's St. Croix campus has been released.

Computer Literacy Examination Schedule

CLE A (03/24/2011) THU 12:00-02:00 p.m. NW131 Clavier M

CLE D (04/09/2011) SAT 12:00-02:00 p.m. NW131 Clavier M

Computer Literacy Examination Tutorial Scheduled

CLE D (04/02/2011) SAT 12:00-02:00 p.m. NW131 Clavier M

For more information contact Marthious Clavier at (340) 692-4090 or send e-mail to: mclavie@uvi.edu.

CLEP Test Schedule for Spring 2011 Announced for St. Croix Campus

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests will be administered on the following schedule for the Spring 2011 semester on UVI's St. Croix campus.

Test Date Registration Deadline

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Friday April 8, 2011

Students can register for the tests in the Access and Enrollment Services Office in Evans Center Room 811. Testing begins promptly at 9 a.m. on each test date. Latecomers will not be allowed to take the test. The cost associated with CLEP tests is $77 per test; make check or money order payable to CLEP. An additional administrative fee of $15 is payable to UVI prior to the test date. A separate check and/or money order must be written for each test. Cash will not be accepted. More information is available from this St. Croix Campus CLEP Guidelines link. Students can also call (340) 692-4103 or 692-4158 for additional information.

CLEP Test Schedule for Spring 2011 Announced for St. Thomas Campus

Students are advised that the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test dates for the Spring 2011 semester have been finalized on the St. Thomas campus. The remaining CLEP tests will be administered on March 24 and April 11, in the CATS computer lab (CA Building Room 123). Students can register for the test at the Office of Access and Enrollment Services' front desk, located on the first floor of the Administration and Conference Center.

Test candidates must report to the test site no later than 9:30 a.m. on test days with appropriate identification and form of payment. Acceptable forms of identification include a current driver's license, state or federal ID, a current passport, tribal ID card, naturalization card or certificate of citizenship. The cost associated with CLEP is $77 (payable to College Board) per test and an additional administrative fee of $15 (payable to UVI prior to the test date). Payment must be made in the form of check, money order, or credit card; cash will not be accepted. More information is available from this St. Thomas Campus CLEP Guidelines link. Students can also send email to cmorris@uvi.edu for additional information.

English Proficiency Exam Slated for April 7 at UVI

UVI's Spring semester English Proficiency Exam (EPE) for the University is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on April 7, 2011.

On St. Thomas, the test will be administered in Rooms 223, 224 and 225 of UVI's Sports and Fitness Center. Students should be prepared to present an I.D. in order to be admitted. Students must register for the EPE in the Access and Enrollment Office located in the Administration and Conference Center building. For more information on St. Thomas, contact Dr. Vincent Cooper at (340) 693-693-1351.

On St. Croix, the exam will be administered in Rooms 302, 303, 305, and 308 of the Evans Center. Students are required to register at the Enrollment and Access Office in Room 807. Two EPE workshops are scheduled on the St. Croix campus, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18, and from 4 to 6 p.m., on Friday, April 1. The workshop venue is Evans Center Room 716. For more information on St. Croix, please Dr. Valerie Combie at 692-4126.

MPA Comprehensive Exam Scheduled for April 8 at UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands will administer the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Comprehensive Exam on Friday, April 8, 2011. The exam will be offered on both campuses. The rooms for the exam are to be announced. Candidates for the exam should contact Dr. Sunday Odezah no later than Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at (340) 693-1283 or via e-mail to sodezah@uvi.edu.

UVI CELL Items...

Intermediate Bookkeeping Course Offered by UVICELL

UVI's Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center will offer a course for individuals interested learning bookkeeping in order to function as an entry-level bookkeeper or manage their own books.

On St. Thomas, Intermediate Bookkeeping will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning March 29. On St. Croix, the course will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting March 30. All sessions will be held at the UVICELL Center on St. Thomas and the UVICELL Center in Frederiksted, St. Croix.

Participants will to prepare basic financial statements, journalize and post accrual, reconcile a bank statement, prepare payroll and much more.

For more information or to register, call the UVICELL Center at (340) 693-1100 or visit http://cell.uvi.edu.